Famous islands and beaches around the world.|
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|Also a popular surfing beach on the Northern end Bombo Beach is located just north of the Kiama township, on the Eastern side of the Princes Hwy. Only accomplished surfers should access this spot as it is well known for strong undercurrents and is not advisable for weaker swimmers.|
Whales can often be spotted off the Southern Headland during the migrating season between April &am...
|The sweep of Seven Mile Beach is rimmed with sand dunes and a variety of coastal sand forests, some of which are listed as endangered ecological communities. and yes it is 7 miles long I've walked it.||12/18/2007||549|
|A island of the coast of Tasmaimia is shaped like a dolphin||12/12/2007||750|
|The small island of Blanquilla is named for its white sand beaches, visible as a bright border along the northeastern–eastern shoreline. Located approximately 292 kilometers (182 miles) northeast of Caracas, this Caribbean island is a popular destination for divers and tourists arriving by boat or airplane (the airstrip is visible at image bottom). |
The plants and animals of Isl...
|A sea path in greece that shows how anyone can come to my island,Chios! ||09/25/2007||616|
|This island was discovered by the Spanish explorer Juan Sebastián Elcano on March 18, 1522. Elcano did not name the island, however.|
Having found the island unnamed, the Dutch captain Anthonie van Diemen named it Nieuw Amsterdam (Dutch for New Amsterdam) after his ship in 1633.
French Captain François Péron, was marooned three years on this island. Péron had been o...
|Caja de Muerto is an island south of Puerto Rico that is protected by the Natural reserve Caja de Muertos Natural Reserve, because of native turtle traffic. The island is located 8.4 km south of the Puerto Rican mainland. It is part of Playa barrio of Ponce municipio. It is 2.75 km long northeast-southwest, and up to 860 meters wide (560 meters on the average). The area is 1.54 km². Close by ar...||08/09/2007||785|
|Minamitori-shima (南鳥島) or Marcus Island is an isolated island in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, located at 24°18′N, 153°58′E. The Japanese meaning of the name is "Southern Bird Island". It is 1.2 km² in area. It is the easternmost territory belonging to Japan, some 1 848 km SE of Tokyo, or 1 267 East of the closest Japanese island, Minami Iō-jima...||05/01/2007||1,986|
|Altimetry of the island of Fernando de Noronha.|
(Image source: http://www.signoronha.cnpm.embrapa.br/alti.html )
|San Giorgio Maggiore is one of the islands of Venice, lying east of the Giudecca and south of the main island group. It forms part of the San Marco sestiere.|
The island was probably occupied in the Roman period, and definitely had a church by 829. The Benedictine Monastery of San Giorgio was established in 982 and its monks drained the island's marshes. They had considerable auto...
|This is a wonderful island in the Caribbean||01/31/2007||535|
|With its stunning natural beauty and central location, Flamingo Beach has become in just a few years in a renowned area for its structured growth and, for this reason, is ranked as one of the best destinations among the entire Gold Coast of Costa Rica. |
A paradisiacal selection of activities is available to you. Among said selection, scuba diving, sailing, snorkeling, horse back riding, ...
|Conchal Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica. Named this way because the white sand is covered with millions of shell (conchal) pieces, which makes it very soft and beautiful. There it is one of the best hotels in Guanacaste, the Melia Conchal, which is an all-inclusive resort with golf course, many gourmet restaurants and beautiful villas.||01/28/2007||646|
|This is the a beach the local's use. There are no hotels here just two enormous beaches with lovely white sand. You have to pay to park (about 4 Euro) then walk a bit but worth it. Beach bars , beds etc available.||01/27/2007||469|
|The Aran Islands (Irish: Oileáin Árann) are a group of three islands located at the mouth of Galway Bay, on the west coast of Ireland.|
The largest island is Inishmore (Irish: Árainn (Mhór) or Inis Mór), the middle and second-largest is Inishmaan (Inis Meáin / Inis Meadhóin), and the smallest and most eastern is Inisheer (Inis Thiar or Inis Oírr / Inis Oirthir). Irish is a spoken ...
|Asinara (Italian for "Donkey-inhabited" but its name comes from Latin "Sinuaria" and means sinus-shaped island) is an Italian island of 51 km² in area, with approximately 700 inhabitants. The island is located just off the northwestern tip of Sardinia, and is mountainous in geography with steep, rocky coasts. Due to a lack of much fresh water, trees are sparse, and a low scrub vegetation predom...||01/17/2007||406|
| After Elba and the Giglio it is the third island of most northern from Tuscany Archipel for dimensions and after Gorgona. The porticciolo it is the heart of the country, where the little tens of inhabitants gather that are available between fishermen and traders. The houses are all lowlands and placed side by side one to the other, from above of one cliff erge the Saint Fort George, connected ...||01/15/2007||1,430|
|This island must be a precious one in the world. Look at it's size and it's position, 150m less length and hundreds ships around it everyday. I donno it's name maybe you can tell me.||01/04/2007||11,937|
|The World is an archipelago of artificial islands, shaped like the continents of the Earth, being constructed off the coast of Dubai. The project is inspired by the artificial Palm Islands also being built in Dubai. The World will consist of 250 to 300 smaller private artificial islands divided into four categories — private homes, estate homes, dream resorts, and community islands. The entire ...||01/01/2007||2,448|
|Michael Schumacher received an unique and unprecedented parting gift after his last Grand Prix in Brazil -- an island.|
Dubai's crown prince - Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum - reportedly decided to give the retiring German a piece of the man-made island paradise 'The World', located off the coast of the United Arab Emirates.
'The World' is 300 islands cluster...
|Le Sport resort in St. Lucia||12/28/2006||265|
|Island off the coats of Mexico, looks deserted and looks great!||12/16/2006||459|
|Little island located in New-Brunswick, Canada||12/11/2006||330|
|Dhiggiri Tourist Resort, Felidoo Atoll, small island reccomended for complete relax, snorkeling and diving.|
|Koh Panyee, acutually, is the fisherman village, built on the area which can be flooded by the sea, so their houses were leveraged to the most high level over the highest level of the sea. This village is located outside the national park. Panyee people are the original fishermen, living with the shallow fishery by using floating bag-net, cockle farming, fish farming in cage, At present, Koh Pa...||11/23/2006||681|